April 3, 2020
With the uncertainty of the impact of COVID-19 on our local, rural health care services over the coming weeks, the Huron Perth & Area Ontario Health Team is reaching out on behalf of all health care providers to partner with local accommodation providers to offer a “home away from home" for those who are working tirelessly to keep us all safe. We are looking to develop a list of interested organizations and/or individuals who can offer overnight accommodation for staff and physicians.
“If we end up with a high number of COVID-19 patients in our hospitals, long term care homes, retirement homes and across the broader Huron Perth community, the health care providers caring for these individuals may prefer not to go home after their shifts,” says Andrew Williams, President and CEO of the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance. “The opportunity to stay locally would be very well received and would further strengthen our abilities to respond to the evolving COVID-19 situation in a safe and responsible manner.”
Businesses and individuals interested in supporting this initiative are asked to contact Laurie Roberts, via e-mail at email@example.com or 519-272-8210 ext. 2426. A full list of participating organizations will then be shared with all health care providers across our region.